India’s water crisis looms over an agrarian crisis that has been brewing for decades.
Express takes a look at the four most significant concerns in the last five years...
He has also issued a set of guidelines to undertake any repair work which is likely to curtail water supply caused by shutdowns.
The government sanctioned Rs 725 crore in the State Budget for the project on Thursday.
The Delhi Jal Board had said water supply in several areas of east Delhi was hit due to repair work to fix leakage in Vikas Kunj area and added the supply is likely to be restored.
The supply was hit in many localities of east and north-east Delhi over the weekend due to the repair undertaken by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB).
Residents of Bhalumunda village under Bangomunda block, that has around 600 households, are grappling with acute water scarcity and depending on a lone tube-well.
Around 50 villages in Malkangiri are reeling under drinking water crisis as more than 100 piped water supply projects are lying defunct across seven blocks in the district.
The villagers said the problem of water scarcity is perennial though it becomes acute every year from March onwards.
The crisis has taken a toll on businesses. Jeff Good is co-owner of three Jackson restaurants, and two of them remained closed Wednesday.
He also asked Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Union Minister of Jal Shakti to call a meeting of all the stakeholders on this problem.
Residents of Chariyam Thuruth of Kadamakudy panchayat have been facing severe drinking water shortage for the last one month, after a Kerala Water Authority pipeline burst in the area.
Two misdemeanors popped up in an online court file on Wednesday night after Attorney General Dana Nessel and her prosecutors announced a Thursday news conference to discuss their findings.
Armed with empty earthen pots, several residents protested in Karkhana on Sunday
It was also this day that added the much-needed fillip to Bengaluru’s two-decade-old water conservation programme.